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Bunny rabbits are the perfect gift for Easter, spring, or a new baby. Check out these 10 sweet crochet bunny patterns free, right here!
As the days grow lighter, we know that spring is on its way. And nothing says “spring” like bunny rabbits! These sweet and timid creatures symbolize nature’s awakening, new life, and rejuvenation. Crochet bunnies represent all of those themes, plus add handmade charm to spring decor and Easter celebrations. But more than that, they’re just plain cute!
Rather than give treats made by mass production, why not crochet a unique and personal gift for a special little girl or boy this Easter? You can choose from different colors and textures of yarn, which allows for a wide range of styles, from realistic and detailed bunnies to whimsical and imaginative ones. The possibilities are endless, and each crochet bunny becomes a unique expression of your creativity.
Crochet bunnies are not only delightful to create but also make thoughtful and cherished gifts. They are perfect for occasions like Easter, baby showers, or birthdays. Handmade with love, each bunny becomes a symbol of care and attention to detail.
Additionally, crochet bunnies can be crafted as amigurumi keychains, mobile hangers, or nursery decor, providing a versatile and adorable way to add a touch of handmade warmth to any space. So choose a wonderful pattern from this collection to make a beautiful crochet bunny for someone you love.
10 Snuggly Free Bunny Crochet Patterns
This roundup includes several bunny amigurumi projects in various styles and shapes, from simple to more complex. I’ve also included some unique patterns, like a food-themed bunny who comes with her own tiny banana. Another bunny is only stuffed in its head, hands, and feet, so it’s perfect for little ones to snuggle and carry around. Finally, I’ve chosen some bunny-themed home decor items that you can add to your Easter display.
All of these patterns are relatively easy to crochet, but there is some variation in skill and time investment required to complete them. You can whip up several of these patterns in an hour or less. Or invest several hours to complete a detailed Easter bunny pattern, complete with his own carrot car and crocheted Easter eggs. No matter what, hopefully you will enjoy these patterns and find inspiration for your spring crocheting.
The Best Yarn for Crocheting Bunnies
The kind of yarn you choose will depend on what texture you would like on your finished product. Of course, since most of these bunnies are meant for cuddling, you’ll want to choose a soft yarn. Many popular designs use chenille, like Premier Pixie Dust Brights. Velvet or even faux fur would also make soft and squishy bunny loveys.
If you’re making a more sculptural pattern, like the chocolate bunny or the amigurumi bunny with his carrot car, you will want a yarn that will hold its shape. In this case, an acrylic or cotton yarn will work better. The key is to use a crochet hook that is one or two sizes smaller than recommended on the yarn label. This way you will create a sturdy fabric with no openings for the toy stuffing to come out.
Bunny From a Square
To make this simple little bunny, you only need to be able to crochet a square. You can use essentially any yarn weight or stitch, as long as it’s a perfect square. Just make sure you choose a dense stitch so the stuffing doesn’t come out of your bunny. You could even knit your square if you like. Wouldn’t this be a fun way to use up all your gauge swatches? The magic is in how you fold and seam it.
The whole process only takes less than an hour, including crocheting the square. So if you’re pressed for time or need quick Easter gifts for a bunch of kids, grandkids, nieces, or nephews, this is the perfect solution.
You can find the easy crochet pattern for the FOLDED CROCHET RABBIT, with a step-by-step guide to folding and seaming, right here on this site!
Cute Bunny Basket
This Knit-Like Bunny Basket uses only knit-look crochet stitches to provide lots of texture and sturdiness. You can style it two ways: let the ears flop down or pull them up and turn them into basket handles. This cute basket will make every child smile and want to use it all the time.
Imagine your child’s eyes lighting up when they wake up on Easter morning to find this basket, brimming with treats. It may just become a beloved Easter tradition for your family. Or you could also use it any time of year as a gift basket for bunny lovers of all ages.
You’ll find the free pattern for the CROCHET EASTER BASKET here.
Bunny Tissue Box Cover
This bunny tissue box cover hides your unsightly tissue box and adds a pop of color to your spring decor. There are plenty of options for customization, too. It’s designed so that you can add your own spin to it, beautify it, or turn it into a “piggy bank.”
My version uses pink blush to highlight the ears and cheeks, as well as safety eyes and nose to create the face. If you like embroidery, you could sew on a one-of-a-kind expression. You can use a a pom-pom maker to make its tail or buy a pre-made pom-pom.
This pattern is super versatile, too. In the tutorial, I will tell you the exact measurements for each piece of this project. So you can use any yarn you wish. If you don’t have bulky yarn, you can also make it using multiple strands of thinner yarn. Just follow the tutorial HERE.
Get the free crochet pattern for the BUNNY TISSUE BOX COVER, with detailed instructions and photos, right here on my blog.
Bunny and Cat Reversible Pillow Bag
Do you love cats and books as well as bunnies? If so, you’re in luck! This reversible cat-bunny crochet bag-pillow pattern with a book pouch lets you easily switch between designs and bring your favorite stories with you wherever you go.
Whether it’s a cozy reading corner at your local cafe, a trip to the beach, or just lounging around at home, this piece of crochet art is sure to bring you joy, with its cute and playful design and functionality. You could even make both sides bunnies if you want. It would make a fun alternative to an Easter basket, too! It would make a fun alternative to an Easter basket, too!
You can get the free CAT BUNNY C2C CROCHET BAG PILLOW PATTERN right here.
No-Sew Amigurumi Bunny
For this easy pattern, you just need to know basic single crochet stitches (sc) and the invisible decrease. The only exception is the 4-dc bobble stitch that makes the tail. For this, the designer provides instructions on how to do the stitch. So even a beginner should be able to manage this pattern.
This easy crochet bunny pattern only takes about two hours from start to finish so you can easily whip one up in an evening. They’re also a good idea for selling at craft fairs. They’re also a good idea for selling at craft fairs. Make it from a thicker velvet yarn for a larger stuffed bunny that you can sell at a higher price for the same amount of work.
One note about using a highly-textured yarn. It can be hard to see your stitches. But you can use stitch markers to help you find your stitches. Some crocheters even prefer to place a stitch marker in every stitch!
You’ll find the free written pattern by CLICKING HERE.
Easter Chocolate Bunny
This cute crochet chocolate Easter bunny looks almost good enough to eat but it won’t give you cavities! These adorable crochet bunnies are a great option if you want an alternative to sugary treats.
The sample shown here uses super chunky yarn and an 8 mm crochet hook. For a smaller bunny, you could use worsted weight yarn. But the designer suggests using one hook size smaller than recommended on the yarn label to keep the stitches tight and prevent your stuffing from showing through.
To get the easy pattern for the chocolate bunny, FOLLOW THIS LINK.
You will love that this cute rabbit pattern requires no sewing. All of the bunny’s features are crocheted directly onto its body as you go. The pattern even includes detailed photos to show you where and how to attach each piece. So when you’re done crocheting, all you have to do is add the face and stuff your plushie!
Bulky weight chenille yarn makes a 7.5-inch tall bunny. Or you can use super bulky to create an 11-inch bunny. Any bulkier weight yarn, like velvet or blanket yarn would work up beautifully into a cuddly bunny rabbit.
To get the free crochet bunny pattern, VISIT THIS BLOG POST.
Amigurumi Bunny with Carrot Car
Technically, this is not one but three free patterns that go together. These patterns have so many fun details, like the bunny’s scarf that appears to blow in the wind as he’s driving his carrot car. And the car itself features a secret trunk where you can hide his Easter eggs (or some chocolate ones)!
This fun bunny set would make a great Easter gift or decor accent.
FOLLOW THIS LINK to the pattern page, where you’ll find links to free patterns for the amigurumi bunny, his car, and the crochet bunny egg pattern.
Bunana – Banana Bunny
For something a little different, meet Bunana the Banana Bunny. The cute little accessories really take this pattern to the next level. She comes with a mini version of her favorite fruit and wears a tiny cornflower blue rose on one ear. 4.0 mm safety eyes and a simple embroidered nose make up her sweet face.
CLICK HERE for the free amigurumi pattern for the Banana Bunny. Or if you’re looking for more of a classic crochet bunny, you can FOLLOW THIS LINK to find Yuki the Snow Bunny, a white rabbit who holds an adorable heart and would be perfect for Valentine’s day, too.
Bunny Crochet Snuggler
Have you ever heard of a snuggler before? Essentially, it’s a toy where the head, feet, and hands have stuffing but the rest is left unstuffed. So it’s still huggable but also fun for little ones to carry around like a lovey or a security blanket.
This crochet bunny design makes a cute baby present for a baby shower or a first birthday. The pattern calls for super bulky weight chenille yarn, with not only works up quickly but also and makes the softest, squishiest fabric.
The free pattern is available at the THIS LINK.
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